How do I start a Career in Song Writing?

I am very curious about a Career in Song Writing. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in Song Writing is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Song Writing. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Song Writing, when I came across:

Vivek Badoni's outlook!

With 6 years & 11 months of professional experience, Vivek Badoni understands Song Writing. Vivek Badoni has worked in Song Writing as Song Writer & Singer in Bhairavas Band. In Vivek Badoni's own words, this is how Vivek Badoni got into Song Writing: "After doing my B Tech from Tulas Institute Dehradun, I worked with HCL and also as a Web Designer in various assignments. I was always inclined towards music and joined Bhairavas, a Muscial Band in 2012. I am also working on a venture titled Maathu Re Dreamhouse which is an Urban Folk Independent Music initiative." Vivek Badoni has a profile in a very interesting format on:

Career Video on Song Writing

In a video, Vivek Badoni has talked about various aspects of a Career in Song Writing. Vivek Badoni started by explaining Song Writing as: "A songwriter is a professional who is writes lyrics and melodies for songs. Pop songs may be written by group members from the band or by songwriters. Some songwriters serve as their own music publishers, while others have outside publishers." It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.

I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Song Writing and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Song Writing. Vivek Badoni touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Languages
  • Rhyming
  • Instruments
  • Follow work of other Writers
This Career demands specific Skills which only an experienced professional can lay out.
Vivek Badoni then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Song Writing:
  • Understanding Emotions
  • Observation
  • Vocabulary
  • Practice
  • Style of Writing
  • Patience & Perseverance
It is important to get an understanding of the Positives of this Career.
Vivek Badoni believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Song Writing:
  • Creative Satisfaction
  • Soul Growth
  • Diverse Opportunities
It is important that one develops a fair understanding of the Challenges of this Career.
And, Vivek Badoni believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Song Writing:
  • Creative Block
  • Personal Challenges
  • Initial Struggles

In the final section of the video Vivek Badoni talks about How a day goes in a Career in Song Writing. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Song Writing, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

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This video on a Career in Song Writing was an eye opener and it got me very interested to learn more about the LifePage platform. LifePage has the most comprehensive Career List. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 LifePage has made a science of Career Counseling. Its awareness focussed approach is much more practical and action-oriented rather than absolutely any other Career platform. I suggest you learn more about them on:

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I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

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